Gilded lion monopedia holding up the sides of furniture and looking frightfully bored. French.

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Tub chairs. ca. 1850. Empire in style. Carved and gilded wood with green upholstery. Probably French. Image © Adrian Alan Fine Art & Antiques. Fair use license. via https://www.adrianalan.com/object-detail/822257/18907/an-important-pair-of-empire-style-carved
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Console table with water gilt lions with painted, scaled, and feathered midsections and a green grey veined marble top. 1940. Regency Revival. French. Marble, mahogany and giltwood. One of a pair of console tables. Maker not known. Image © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/tables/console-tables/pair-of-mid-20th-century-regency-style-console-tables-gilt-monopedia/id-f_9916151/
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Gueridon modeled as an athénienne with a circular violet marble top above three lion monopedia joined by polished steel rods on a concave tripartite base. 1825-1850. French. Gilt, silvered bronze, marble and steel. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/a-french-gilt-and-silvered-bronze-gueridon-second-6142815-details.aspx

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